Jul 16, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 16, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Segments From this episode

Making ends meet for Wikipedia

Jul 16, 2008
Wikipedia is famously the encyclopedia that anybody can update, but its founders may have to make a few edits of their own -- to the site's business model. Renita Jablonski reports.

U.S. should import more skilled workers

Jul 16, 2008
In the coming years, the U.S. will need hundreds of thousands of good minds to fill positions in math and the sciences. Commentator Will Wilkinson says that may require us to look beyond our own shores.

A new push for nuclear power

Jul 16, 2008
With oil prices hovering near all-time highs, energy companies and Congress are taking another look at the potential of nuclear power. Janet Babin reports.

Online humor is a serious business

Jul 16, 2008
JibJab has transformed its animated political satire into a brand, taking it from a tiny corner of the Internet all the way to The Tonight Show. Jeff Tyler reports.

The arcade is in your living room

Jul 16, 2008
Rising gas prices have some budget-conscious families trading a night on the town for a night at home in front of a game console. Jean-Luc Renault reports.

Britain offers to help secure Nigerian oil

Jul 16, 2008
Militant groups are walking away with thousands of barrels oil a day in Nigeria and Britain is offering to help the government take on the thieves. Stephen Beard reports.

Prices surge up in June

Jul 16, 2008
The Consumer Price Index jumped up 1.1 percent in June, the biggest one month increase in 26 years. Steve Henn reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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